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Queering Identities: LGBTQ+ Sexuality and Gender Identity (Coursera)

In this course, you will explore the history of LGBTQ identities, experiences, and activism. We’ll study major events in global LGBTQ history, investigate local histories of queer and transgender people and communities, and consider how LGBTQ histories have helped shape broader conversations about civil rights, equality, and [...]

From Freedom Rides to Ferguson: Narratives of Nonviolence in the American Civil Rights Movement (Coursera)

The Modern Civil Rights Movement is a significant landmark in United States history. This movement was a struggle for human rights directly challenging the nation to extend its democratic principles to African Americans and all peoples. This course sheds light on the often overlooked strategic planning that supported the [...]

American Government: Constitutional Foundations (edX)

Learn how early American politics informed the U.S. Constitution and why its promise of liberty and equality has yet to be fully realized. This course explores the origins of U.S. political culture, how that culture informed the Constitution, and how that framework continues to influence the country’s politics and [...]

Black Performance as Social Protest (FutureLearn)

Jun 21st 2021
Black Performance as Social Protest (FutureLearn)
Course Auditing
Understand artistic protest from the African Diaspora, and how Black performance impacts social justice movements today. Explore the history of social protest through Black performance. Black performance and social activism have been a model for protest globally. It has enriched and activated cries for justice in multiple contexts. This [...]